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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Porton Down: Animal Experiments more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of the 1,941 animals used in scientific procedures at DSTL Porton Down in 2018 were experimented upon under a multiple generic licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down, Wiltshire, is licensed by the Home Office to conduct the Ministry of Defence's in-house research involving the use of animals.</p><p>In 2017 and 2018, no animals were used in scientific procedures at Dstl Porton Down under a multiple generic licence. Dstl does not hold licences of this type.</p><p>Animals are used in experiments to develop new vaccines, therapies and treatments that save the lives of UK military and can benefit civilians. Chemical and biological weapons are a real and present threat. That is why Dstl continues its vital work in providing better protection against the use of these agents and against conventional threats.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 278579 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this